The Dirty Little Secret Behind Cotton

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Over the past few years, more people are becoming aware of how the clothes they buy are contributing to the world’s plastic problem. This has led to pushback against synthetic fibers (like polyester, nylon, and acrylic), and led to adoption of natural and organic fibers instead, such as using cotton, wool, hemp, and bamboo. The fashion industry is also responding by looking for more sustainable means of production and raw…